How to transform your backyard into a beautiful living space this summer
Now that the summer weather has settled in, everybody will be spending more time outdoors. So how can you transform your backyard to be more inviting for all that entertaining and relaxing you plan to do this season? Well, we spoke to the experts at LumberJack Home and Building Center to get their advice on how to build your dream backyard.
2 dead, 4 wounded Wednesday on West, South sides
Around 8 p.m., a 37-year-old woman was inside a retail store in the 100 block of South Laramie Avenue, also in in South Austin, when somebody fired shots that hit her in the leg. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was listed in serious condition.chicagotribune.com
How to prepare your outdoor space for entertaining this spring, without blowing your budget
As we head into spring, it’s the perfect time to start looking at turning your backyard into a dream entertainment space. Admittedly, it can be hard to find outdoor furniture that isn’t insanely expensive or too cheap to withstand the outdoor weather. When he realized no one was offering high-quality, affordable outdoor furniture, he did a lot of research, convinced his girlfriend to move closer to factories to source direct and started Yardbird. He said now is a great time to take advantage of the huge comeback in outdoor dining. Even though we have to remain distant, having a good outdoor space makes seeing friends and family a little more doable during the pandemic.
3 ways to make your backyard your own oasis
We spoke to Robert Randall, one of the experts at Temo Backyard Living, to get his advice on how to make every day feel like a vacation in your backyard. Arguably, the best part of your outdoor living space is ... the outdoors. You can also opt for one of Temo Backyard Living’s DIY kits, which are now 50% off -- or a full-service option for 15% off until April 15. Temo Backyard Living has been around since 1968. The company has a 17,000 square foot showroom, at 20330 Hall Road in Commerce Township, where you can get some great ideas on how you can transform your outdoor living space.
Michigan man killed when cannon used at baby shower explodes, sending shrapnel through yard
Four or five people were in the backyard when the small cannon was fired, but Silva was standing about 10 to 15 feet away and was the only person struck by shrapnel, Michigan State Police said. Three parked cars and the garage where the baby shower was being held were also struck.chicagotribune.com